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The Parish Council hopes you enjoy your visit. The aim of the website is to inform both residents and visitors alike about the activities of the Parish Council, local Clubs and Societies, local businesses and local people - whilst at the same time giving potential visitors to the village a little insight into Eastry and the warm and friendly welcome you can expect.

The village of Eastry is situated approximately 2½ miles South-West of the Cinque Port of Sandwich, Eastry’s main post town; 4½ miles North-West of Deal; 12 miles East of Canterbury and 86 miles from London. It may be considered a large village by today’s standards having something over 1000 homes within its boundaries.

Until the end of 2004 Eastry was one of the only villages (if not the only village!) remaining in England to have a “butcher, baker and candlestick maker”.

(a "candlestick maker" was someone who made candles from tallow - NOT the candle holder itself!)

Voted Kent's "Village of the Year 2005" Eastry enjoys having a huge range of local businesses in its locale; from traditional crafts and equestrian equipment to tyre sales . It has a selection of hostelries providing good accommodation, food, beers and fine wines, a chemist, a fish and chip shop, a Chinese "take-away", a butcher, a baker, ladies hair stylists, an active Village Hall as well as a local convenience store, newsagent, post office and a wealth of local clubs, societies and activity groups.

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 Eastry News In Brief...

Cash Stolen In Robbery In Deal Hotel

Latest Eastry Parish Council Minutes

Christmas Recycling & Rubbish Collections 2018

Help With Recent Crimes

Latest Eastry Village News Magazine for December 2018 & January 2019

HMRC Phone Scam Further Developments

Latest Eastry Parish Council Meeting Agendas

Eastry Children's Play Areas

Community Awards Scheme 2019

Counter Terrorism News - October 2018

Eastry Surgery Closure - Communications Statement

Finance and Audit Documents for 2017-18

Volunteer Support Wardens Wanted!

Small Grant Applications Now Invited

Start of Works Notice - Brook Street & Hay Hill

New Community Bus Information

Care and Support in Kent

Gore Lane Road Closure

Meet the Dog Warden Team

Patient & Public Advisory Group Vacancies

Annual Internal Audit Return and Public Rights Notice 2017-18

Eastry Parish Council Standing Orders June 2018

IMPORTANT: General Data Protection Regulations

KCC Local Account for Kent Adult Social Care ‘Here for you, how did we do?’

"The Beast" is Back at Betteshanger

Betteshanger Cafe under New Management

Online Crime & Incident Reporting

Shopping Safely Online

Notice of Conclusion of Audit and Annual Return 2016-17

Latest Eastry Parish Council Finance Documents

Eastry Parish Council Financial Accounts - Your Rights

Want Eastry Parish Council to be able to appeal planning decisions?

Eastry branch of the Royal British Legion now has its own page here...

Learn more about Eastry's thriving WI community here...

Eastry Scouts Country Craft and Produce Market is held every Wednesday from 9am - 12:30pm. More here...

This page last updated: 17 December, 2018 18:36:55

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